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New Orleans to Chicago Last modified: May 15, 2022 19:13 -04:00

We've scanned 28,379 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chicago. Spirit frequently offer the best deals to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
MSYCHI
Thu 7/28
nonstop
CHIMSY
Sun 7/31
nonstop
$115

How Much is a Flight from New Orleans to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from New Orleans to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $263.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from New Orleans to Chicago?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from New Orleans to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from New Orleans to Chicago?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from New Orleans to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $92 $614
7-14 days $92 $371
14-21 days $367 $371
21-30 days $164 $247
30-60 days $483 $539
60-90 days $115 $144
90+ days $237 $245

Cheapest Day To Fly from New Orleans to Chicago

We've examined 56,758 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from New Orleans to Chicago is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$164$483$121$115$369$234$349

Compare Flight Prices from New Orleans to Chicago by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for New Orleans to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May New Orleans Chicago !! 5/5/22 5/8/22 1 $614
June New Orleans Chicago Spirit 6/6/22 6/10/22 0 $164
July New Orleans Chicago Spirit 7/28/22 7/31/22 0 $115
June New Orleans Chicago !! 6/24/22 6/26/22 2 $504
July New Orleans Chicago !! 7/28/22 7/31/22 1 $293
August New Orleans Chicago 00 8/31/22 9/4/22 0 $239
September New Orleans Chicago 00 9/1/22 9/5/22 0 $233
October New Orleans Chicago 00 10/19/22 10/23/22 0 $321

Cheap Last Minute Flights from New Orleans to Chicago

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from New Orleans to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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$97
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$97
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$614
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$614
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$492
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$492
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$314
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$314

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from New Orleans to Chicago

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from New Orleans to Chicago is $195.

The average price for direct flights from New Orleans to Chicago is $139.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from New Orleans to Chicago.

Weekly Direct Flights from New Orleans to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 03:15 09:45
United 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 02:38 12:27

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from New Orleans to Chicago

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from New Orleans to Chicago. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from New Orleans to Chicago is $451.

The average price for round trip flights from New Orleans to Chicago is $139.

New Orleans to Chicago Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from New Orleans to Chicago?
Answer: The average New Orleans to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 31 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from New Orleans?
Answer: The distance from New Orleans to Chicago is 837 miles (1,347 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from New Orleans to Chicago?
Answer: There are 33 direct flights from New Orleans to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular New Orleans airlines for direct flights from New Orleans to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 60% of the non-stop flights between New Orleans and Chicago.

New Orleans to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in New Orleans and Chicago. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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